History of Brookings
Parks & Recreation
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Brookings is located on Route 101 (known as Chetco Avenue inside city limits). You will experience a breathtaking, scenic drive north or southbound with views of the ocean, mountains, rivers and valleys. There are plenty of locations along the way to pull over for a vista photo opportunity.
Traveling from the Rogue Valley or beyond will require you to travel by Route 199 (the Redwood Highway) which originates in Grants Pass and connects to Route 197 in California and brings you to Route 101.
The POINT Intercity Transit bus travels between Klamath Falls and Brookings once each direction each day. The outgoing bus picks up in Brookings at 8:00 a.m.; the incoming bus arrives in Brookings at 7:45 p.m.
For more information about schedules, fares and other information, follow this link to
The nearest regional airport to Brookings is
Del Norte County Regional Airport
in Crescent City, California (about 30 minutes south of Brookings). PenAir offers two trips in and out of Crescent City to Portland each day. Fares are comparable to flights leaving bigger airports such as Medford.
The nearest international airport to Brookings is the
RogueValley International - Medford Airport
. Medford is approximately a two and a half hour drive from Brookings utilizing Route 199.
There are many bicycle-accessible trails along the coast which will bring you into Brookings or you can ride along the bicycle-friendly Route 101. The Oregon coast is known as "the People's Coast". When bicycling into Brookings, you are invited to camp overnight on any of our public beaches.
RVing is one of the most popular ways to get to Brookings and we have several RV camping areas to stop in when you get here, including
Harris Beach State Park
. RVers can utilize Route 101 from the north or the south.
Agendas and Minutes
City of Brookings City Hall, 898 Elk Dr. | Brookings, OR 97415 | City Phone Directory: (541) 469-2163 | City Hall Fax: (541) 469-3650